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Covid-19 and the food industry in 2021 – daily updates, Wednesday 10 March (free to read)

10 Mar 2021

As we enter 2021, just-food continues to provide daily updates on how Covid-19 is still affecting the world's packaged food sector – and how executives see the market taking shape.

Foster Farms faces lawsuit from workers union over Covid-19 safety

6 Jan 2021

US poultry processor Foster Farms is facing a legal dispute over claims it failed to comply with Covid-19 safety guidelines.

Tyson, Cargill, Hormel among suppliers to face turkey cartel claims

28 Oct 2020

A judge in the US has ruled a group of US turkey product suppliers must face claims they conspired to increase prices.

Covid-19 food industry updates – Friday 18 September (free to read)

18 Sep 2020

just-food is providing daily updates on how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting the world's packaged food sector.

Foster Farms to close California facility after Covid deaths

1 Sep 2020

US poultry processor Foster Farms is to temporarily shut down a facility after a coronavirus outbreak infected 358 workers and killed eight.

US turkey giants facing court action over price-fixing claims

6 Jan 2020

Some of the biggest names in the US meat industry are being sued by food distributors over claims they conspired to keep turkey prices artificially high.

Foster Farms appoints Dan Huber as chief executive officer

14 Feb 2019

US poultry producer Foster Farms has named a long-standing company veteran as its new chief executive officer.

Tyson Foods 'holds talks to buy US poultry peer Foster Farms'

5 Feb 2019

Tyson Foods, the largest meat processor in the US, has held discussions on the possible takeover of a sizeable peer in its domestic market.

New products - Foster Farms launches convenience line; UK's Pukka Pies debuts on-the-go range; Nomad Foods extends Birds Eye range in the UK; PepsiCo set for dairy-alternatives push

26 Oct 2018

This week's product news includes PepsiCo preparing plans to launch into dairy-alternatives in the US and Atlantic Natural Foods set to take its plant-based Loma Linda range into the UK.

Foster Farms introduces baked half-fat chicken range

12 May 2017

Foster Farms claims to be the first US major poultry producer to introduce a full line of baked chicken products that are half the fat and contain 25% fewer calories of traditional products.

Tyson, Sanderson, Pilgrim's feature in US poultry lawsuit

20 Sep 2016

A number of the largest poultry processors in the US, including Tyson Foods, Sanderson Farms and Pilgrim's Pride, have been named in a lawsuit alleging companies fixed prices.

Foster Farms appoints ConAgra exec Laura Flanagan president and CEO

18 Aug 2016

US poultry group Foster Farms has appointed ConAgra Foods executive Laura Flanagan as its president and CEO.

Basic American Foods eyes growth with CEO appointment

29 Oct 2015

Basic American Foods said that it is eyeing a "new era of growth" as it announced the appointment of Bryan Reese as president and CEO. 

Foster Farms rolls out low-sodium sliced turkey line

29 Jul 2015

Foster Farms has announced its entry into the "premium lunchmeat category" in the US with the launch of a natural, lower-sodium sliced turkey product.

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